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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Sure, use a treadmill desk – but you still have to exercise (NPR) But the participants didn’t use the treadmills as much as they were asked, according to John Schuna, an assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University and one of the study’s authors. They averaged just one 45-minute session a day instead […]

Monday, March 30, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State University Professor Jane Lubchenco wins international award (Oregonian) Jane Lubchenco, an Oregon State University distinguished professor of marine biology and internationally renowned ocean expert, has won one of the world’s most prestigious environmental awards. (see also OPB, Gazette-Times, Microfinance Monitor) Deep ocean fish face health problems due to man-made pollution (Nature World News) “In […]

March 23-27, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

From bees to trees: Find answers in OSU Extension’s online catalog (Oregonian) What happened, and how do you stop it from happening again? Turn to Oregon State University Extension Service’s newly designed online catalog where you’ll find almost 200 garden-related guides, including Propagating Plants From Seed. $2 million sought for bee health in Oregon (Capital Press) […]

Friday, March 20, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Police: Corvallis serial burglar assaulted woman in shower (KGW) A man is accused of breaking into three townhomes and three dorm rooms in Corvallis Wednesday, including (a townhouse) where he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman taking a shower. (see also Oregonian, Register-Guard, Gazette-Times) Massive amounts of fresh water, glacial melt pouring into the Gulf of […]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU-industry partnerships generate revenue, economic development (Portland Business Journal) In 2000, Dr. Jose Reyes used a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to begin researching the development of a small-scale nuclear reactor. Reyes was an Oregon State University faculty member at the time, head of the school’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics. Four years later, […]

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Forester no stranger to controversy (Capital Press) During his three decades as a forestry professor at Oregon State University, Johnson has shaped key federal forest policies while drawing fire from environmentalists and the timber industry. ‘Distracted driving’ at all-time high; training can help (KTVZ) “Based on recent studies, anything that takes your attention away, any […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Climate change will cause more polar snow but not enough to stop sea rise (Oregonian) As climate change makes extreme weather more common, the coldest parts of the world will actually get more snowfall, but a new study co-authored by an Oregon State University researcher indicates all those extra flakes won’t be enough to counteract […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oceans are losing oxygen and becoming more hostile to life (National Geographic) “I look at it as a major reshaping of the ecosystem,” says Jack Barth, a chemical oceanographer at Oregon State University, in Corvallis. Bipedal robot training to become world’s fastest (Christian Science Monitor) Researchers at Oregon State University designed the birdlike ATRIAS to maneuver […]

Friday, March 13, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

California fogs are thinning (Science) Such changes could have implications for both regional ecosystems and humans. Fog is likely a key source of water in the arid forests and chaparral that ring Los Angeles, notes Christopher Still of Oregon State University, Corvallis. Loss of the moisture could result in “a lot of plant mortality and […]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

How a hospital withstood a 9.0 earthquake with nary a broken window (PBS News Hour) In this report, OPB’s Ed Jahn follows Jay Wilson of the of the Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission, paleo-seismologist with Oregon State University Chris Goldfinger and geotechnical engineer Allison Pyrch to learn how a hospital withstood a magnitude 9.0 […]

 

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